Israeli police arrests six suspects over Palestinian teen killing

Six people have been arrested by Israeli police in connection with the murder of a Palestinian teenager, AFP reports. The death of Mohammed Abu Khudair, 16, followed the abduction and murder of three young Israelis.

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Murdered Palestinian youth buried amid clashes

Thousands of furious Palestinians called for a new uprising against Israel during the funeral of a teen they believe was kidnapped and killed by far-right Jews.

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli police in Jerusalem Credit: REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Stones thrown at Israeli police were met by teargas, stun grenades and rubber bullets in one of the most highly charged displays of enmity in Jerusalem in years as the body of Mohammed Abu Khudair, 16, wrapped in a Palestinian flag, was carried through his neighbourhood under a sweltering sun.

Palestinian women watch the funeral of Mohammed Abu Khudair Credit: REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Medics said 15 demonstrators were treated for injuries. There was no immediate word of arrests by the Israelis.

People attend the funeral of Mohammed Abu Khudair. Credit: REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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